First Runs with Informatica Plug-in result in failure deciphering password

Document ID : KB000015007
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Using Informatica plugin and getting the error:

This resulted with Problem deciphering password for user XXXXX

Question:

Client is trying to get an Informatica job to run on a System agent that was recently installed. They have not been successful. 

They ran 2 different types of jobs: 

wrappers/informatica --verbose=true --infaTarget=XXXXX --repositoryName=XXXXX --user="USER" --password="passwordhere" --command=startWorkflow --folderName=XXXXX --workflowName=XXXXUSER_ROLE_PROFILE_CURRENT 

which resulted to exit code of 21 with a Error in Syntax of arguments 

 

wrappers/informatica.bat --command=listAllWorkflows --folderName=XXXX_RPS_DM 

 

This resulted with Problem deciphering password for user XXXXX

 

Answer:

The agent decrypts a password and passes it to Informatica when creating a connection. 
We use Informatica API for this.